Installation is very easy and only takes a few seconds.
Please make sure your computer/server meets the following requirements:
- MongoDB >= 2.6: MongoDB is a powerful document store. Installation guide here.
Time to install Strapi!
npm install strapi@alpha -g
Note: if you encounter npm permissions issues, change the permissions to npm default directory.
It takes about 20 seconds with a good Internet connection. You can take a coffee ☕️ if you have a slow one.
Once completed, please check that the installation went well, by running:
That should print
Strapi is installed globally on your computer. Type
strapi in your terminal you will have access to every available command lines.
Congrats! Now that Strapi is installed you can create your first API.